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Submission + - Clever Patch Cable Management

sooth... writes: What clever ways have network administrators found to cleanly sort varying length patch cables withing IDFs, BDFs, and MDFs or simply wiring closets? Pictures or examples are welcome.
Data Storage

Submission + - The Hard Drive Death Watch Begins Now (

gjt writes: When Intel and OCZ recently announced new "affordable" Solid State Disk drives — offering a meager 32-40GB — we initially yawned. But, then we took a closer look at the press releases and the in-progress research and development in SSD technology and opened our eyes. While the new drives aren't affordable on a cost per gigabyte basis for everyone, it does set a precedent — and most importantly a barometer price of $100. And it really does start the death clock for hard drive technology.

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